1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2014-05-27Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Concerto for Violin
Performers: Little, Tasmin [Violin]
Conductors: Gardner, Edward
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner, an exclusive Chandos artist, conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in two great William Walton works, his Violin Concerto and the Symphony No. 1....continue...
1 CD / SOMM / 2011-10-11Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Belshazzar's Feast, for baritone, double chorus & orchestra
Performers: Noble, Dennis
Conductors: Boult, Adrian
These reissues of recordings made in 1953 and 1956 remind us of the importance of Sir Adrian Boult to Walton's career....continue...
Recording information: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London E17....continue...
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-07-12Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Symphony no 2; Concerto for Violin; Concerto for Cello; The Wise Virgins, suite from the ballet
Performers: Kennedy, Nigel [Violin]; Tortelier, Paul [Cello]
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles; Previn, Andre; Berglund, Paavo; Frémaux, Louis
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / Hyperion / 2011-07-12Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Siesta; Symphony no 2
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
On this new disc, Martyn Brabbins and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra offer invigorating and authoritative performances of William Walton's two symphonies. The musicians balance...continue...
Recording information: City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow....continue...
1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2011-03-08Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Concerto for Violin
Performers: Accardo, Salvatore [Violin/Conductor]
Conductors: Frémaux, Louis; Hickox, Richard
William Walton's landmark First Symphony surges with drama and wrath then closing with jubilation, as Frémaux and the Philharmonia Orchestra deliver the piece flawlessly, and...continue...
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2010-08-10Works: William Walton: Concerto for Violin; Symphony no 1 in B flat minor
Performers: Nikkanen, Kurt
Conductors: Boughton, William
"Walton's First Symphony remains one of the most exciting works in the repertoire and from the time of its premiere recording (available on Dutton), it...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2010-07-22Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Symphony no 2
Conductors: Hughes, Owain A.
Recording information: Auditorium du Nouveau Siècle, Lille, France (10/2008)....continue...
3 CD / First Hand / 2010-06-08Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Edward Elgar: Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68; Symphony no 2 in E flat major, Op. 63; Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 "In London T...
Conductors: Boult, Adrian
This important historical release contains a mouthwatering selection of classic English symphonic repertoire, with many recordings receiving their CD debuts. These 1956 Nixa-Westminster recordings hav...continue...
Recording information: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, England....continue...
11 CD / Warner Classics / 2009-10-20Works: Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; Grania and Diarmid, Op. 42; Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68; Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61; The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38; Pomp a...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bream, Julian [Guitar]; Elms, Roderick; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Harrell, Lynn [Cello]; Heinen, Ulrich; Kennedy, Nigel [Violin]; Mitc...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir; Halsey, Simon;
Ensemble: Berliner Philharmoniker; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Members of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchest
This new 11CD box set in the Simon Rattle Edition contains many favorites from the English repertory including Elgar's Engma Variations and Violin Concerto, Walton's...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-09-12Works: William Walton: Scapino, comedy overture for orchestra; Siesta; Symphony no 1 in B flat minor
Conductors: Leaper, Adrian
Ensemble: Grand Canary Philharmonic Orchestra
William Walton (1902-1983), although universally acknowledged as one of England's finest 20th century composers, is controversial in that unlike most other musicians he started out...continue...
1 CD / Telarc / 2006-07-09Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Coronation March "Crown Imperial"; Coronation March "Orb and Sceptre"
Conductors: Previn, Andre
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
2 CD / EMI Classics / 2004-07-13Works: Johann Strauss II: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214; William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an exhibition; Emile Waldteufel: Les Patineurs Valse ("Skater's Waltz"...
Performers: Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert von
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome; Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
2 CD / Bridge / 2003-11-01Works: Anonymous: God Save the Queen (National Anthem, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland); William Walton: Concerto for Violin; Partita for Orchestra; Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Henry V
Performers: Senofsky, Berl
Conductors: Walton, William
Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
These historic performances, recorded by The New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation, are being released for the first time through an agreement between the NZBC and Bridge...continue...
2 CD / RCA Sony / 2002-07-23Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Concerto for Violin; Concerto for Cello; Concerto for Viola; Sinfonia concertante, for orchestra with piano obbligato
Performers: Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Heifetz, Jascha [Violin]; Piatigorsky, Gregor; Stott, Kathryn
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Walton, William; Munch, Charles; Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Gramophone Classical Music Guide
Bashmet's partners are the ideal combination of Previn and the LSO, and it's Previn's vintage version of the First Symphony with the...continue...
2 CD / Chandos Records / 1999-05-18Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Concerto for Cello; Belshazzar's Feast, for baritone, double chorus & orchestra; Coronation Te Deum, for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra; Coronation...
Performers: Kirshbaum, Ralph; McPhee, George; Milnes, Sherrill [Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Willcocks, David
Ensemble: ; Royal Scottish National Orchestra
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1997-10-13Works: William Walton: Symphony no 1 in B flat minor; Partita for Orchestra
Conductors: Daniel, Paul
Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
"Paul Daniel and the English Northern Philharmonia follow up the success of their first Walton disc for Naxos - coupling the Symphony No. 2, the...continue...